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Nope - 2022 -  Jordan Peele - courtesy of Universal PicturesDecember 9, 2022 - January 21, 2023

Astoria, New York (November 22, 2022) — Museum of the Moving Image today announced more than two dozen titles in its annual Curators’ Choice series, which features some of the best films released in 2022, with a strong focus on favorites and under-recognized works, selected by Curator of Film Eric Hynes and Associate Curator of Film Edo Choi. Offering New York audiences an opportunity to view these films on the big screen, Curators’ Choice 2022 opens December 9 and continues through January 2023.

100 Years of Sound FilmEvents celebrate Auburn’s historical impact on the film industry

Auburn, NY – Cayuga Museum of History and Art and Case Research Laboratory, located in Auburn, NY, is hosting two December events to celebrate the 100th anniversary of sound film, which revolutionized mass media and the film industry. The first event is a film screening on Wed., Dec. 7 from local filmmaker, Terry Cuddy, of his conceptual documentary on the Case Research Laboratory’s contributions to the modern film world. The second is an anniversary celebration of 100 Years of Sound Film, taking place on Wed., Dec. 14.

GCV&M - Yuletide in the Country ToursMumford, N.Y. – Visit Genesee Country Village & Museum on select Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in December for Yuletide in the Country Theatrical Tours and Buffets! Visitors will explore the wintry Historic Village by candlelight and be invited into scenes that highlight celebrations and gatherings as they would have looked throughout the 1800s.

Cullen Washington Jr., Jupiter Landing, 2016Celestial Collages inspired by work by artist Cullen Washington Jr.

Saratoga Springs, NY (November 28, 2022) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College invites families to explore outer space with Family Saturday: Celestial Collages on Saturday, December 3, at 2 pm. Participants are invited to create mixed-media collages about outer space, inspired by Cullen Washington Jr.’s Jupiter Landing, featured in the exhibition Parallax: Framing the Cosmos.

Daisy Aschehoug, Spinning Tradition -  2021Auburn, NY (Nov. 28, 2022) – Modern quilt artist Daisy Aschehoug of Nesodden, Norway, will give a Trunk Show talk and artwork display at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, at the Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn, NY. Her piece, “Spinning Tradition,” is one of 69 art quilts included in “Quilts=Art=Quilts 2022” exhibition at the art center.

A Drawing in Five PartsDecember 9, 2022–April 2, 2023

Yonkers, NY (November 18, 2022) — Frederick J. Brown (1945–2012) was a pioneering figure in New York City’s art scene of the 1970s and 1980s and developed groundbreaking approaches to abstraction, figurative expressionism, and portraiture. This exhibition features a series of five monumental works on paper titled The Actress: A Drawing in Five Parts, a recent gift to the Museum by American art collector Marilyn Gould. Frederick J. Brown: A Drawing in Five Parts was organized by the Hudson River Museum and will be on view from December 9, 2022 through April 2, 2023.

The Balcony MovieThe series includes his latest film The Balcony Movie, which had its New York premiere at MoMI as closing night of its 2022 First Look Festival
December 2–4, 2022

Astoria, New York, November 14, 2022 — Museum of the Moving Image will present a weekend-long, career-spanning retrospective December 2–4 showcasing eight of Polish director Paweł Łoziński’s nonfiction films, ranging from one of his earliest to his most recent, The Balcony Movie, with the filmmaker in person for all screenings. In addition to Łoziński’s own films, the series will include Father and Son (2013), his fascinating collaboration with his father, the Oscar-nominated Polish master Marcel Łoziński, as well as his father’s How It’s Done (2006). The program is co-presented with the Polish Cultural Institute in New York.

Vendor Market at Genesee Country Village & MuseumMumford, N.Y. – Get into the holiday spirit this weekend at GCV&M’s Holiday Market & Preparing for Winter event. This combination of two festive favorites includes a vendor market where visitors can shop hand-crafted, locally produced goods from 35+ Western NY artisans.

Visitors can also peruse unique gift items and village-made goods in the Flint Hill Store, including salt-glazed pottery, maple syrup, Museum apparel, historic toys, and more.

Ann TottenStaten Island, New York: On May 26, 2022 Historic Richmond Town welcomed back into its collection a portrait of notable Staten Islander and original daughter of the American Revolution Ann Totten that was stolen in 1970 and remained missing for over 50 years.

On November 9, 1970, a cleaner at Historic Richmond Town (then called Richmondtown Restoration) arrived to work at the Historical Museum to find that several items were missing. A window had been forced open overnight, sometime after the guard's last round, and someone had entered and stolen the items from galleries throughout the building.

IYA ALARO by Oluswasey Awoyomi 2021Funding to be used for an exhibit and programs organized by Harlem Needle Arts in 2023.

Southampton, N.Y. – The Southampton History Museum has received a Regrowth and Capacity grant of $10,000 from the New York State Council on the Arts. This grant will support the organization’s PROGRAM, as they continue their ongoing recovery from pandemic challenges.

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